Sunday, July 27, 2014

Ted Cruz blames DC gridlock on Dems days after he placed a hold on all Obama nominees

When will Republicans tire of being lied to by their own?

On Saturday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that blame for the current congressional gridlock should be placed squarely at the feet of Washington Democrats.

“It should embarrass all of us,” he said. “It’s the result of a deliberate partisan decision. Let’s take, for example, the crisis on the border. The crisis on the border, unfortunately, President Obama and Harry Reid have no interest in solving.”

Cruz’s claim that Democrats are responsible for congressional gridlock is surprising given that just last week The Huffington Post reported that he would hold up all State Department nominees. “Serious questions were asked about the nature of a decision that handed Hamas a public relations victory and will cost Israel billions of dollars,” he said in a statement.

“Until the State Department answers my questions, I will hold all State Department nominees.”

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